Jabari Dreams of Freedom
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Jabari Dreams of Freedom
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Jabari Dreams of Freedom NYC Reviews and Tickets

80%
(4 Reviews)
Positive
75%
Mixed
25%
Negative
0%
Members say
Enchanting, Resonant, Relevant, Clever, Educational

Music, humor, and history help tell the story of a young Black boy afraid to leave his home. 

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Member Reviews (4)

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99 Reviews | 98 Followers
85
Educational, Great acting, Thoughtful, Powerful, Resonant

See it if you want a way to talk to your kids about racism in society and how we can all overcome fear and be brave to move towards a more just world

Don't see it if this is a really important story so lovingly told. I’d really encourage anyone with kids over 7 to see it.

112 Reviews | 12 Followers
68
Slow, Disappointing

See it if If you are 10 or under and if you are intrested in black history, with almost passable performances. The "Ruby Bridges" segment was GREAT!

Don't see it if If you are over 10. If you are bored easily, if you can't sit for 45 minutes....

42 Reviews | 3 Followers
87
Intelligent, Great singing, Entertaining, Enchanting, Clever

See it if Amazing plot structure... linear and ez to follow. The chronological timeline aides in retelling past events in the Civil Rights movement.

Don't see it if If you have an aversion to learning black 🖤 American history.

34 Reviews | 2 Followers
83
Relevant, Masterful, Enchanting

See it if Well done and entertaining! Good for all ages!

Don't see it if It’s very short

Critic Reviews (1)

Theatermania
March 29th, 2022

"The show is geared toward kids 7 and up, but adults will find much to value in it too...Playwright Nambi E. Kelley and director Daniel Carlton don't try to frighten kids in the audience with violent imagery of protests, but they don't dumb down the material, either...Call-and-response numbers, together with Jessica Wardell's colorful set, David Lander's lively lighting, and Yu'seph Cornish's modern-day and 1960s-style costumes, get the audience feeling like a community with a common goal of fairness and justice."
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